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FOX Business
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
rate of 85%. 85%. he pointed out he's paid all the taxes before departing the home country, and at 85%, that's $200 million in taxes. when are governments going to realize there's consequences to raising taxes. with the democrats in washington pay more attention if oprah threatened to turn in her passport? that's my two cents more. that's all for tonight's "willis report," and thank you for joining us. have a great night. see you right back here tomorrow. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. a pounding deafening drum beat for gun control rising in the national media. imnating from washington, the president, and members of his party in congress. the tragedy, at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, claimed the lives of 27 people, including 20 children understandably provoking calls for solutions, prevention of such bloodshed ever again. the dire to control the inexplicable and the unpredictable. >> are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the case of such carnage? the politics are too hard? are we prepared to say that such violence visited on our children year
FOX Business
Dec 19, 2012 10:00pm EST
to end up with just one exchange at some point. >> right he in new york. it will be slated. i would not be surprised in three years that new york stock exchange buys nazdaq i'll leave it at that. gerri: oh, boy charlie thank you, appreciate your time and breaking news that is the willis report, thank you for joiningn us. lou: good evening, president obama and time honored phrase could be about on snatch defeat from the jawzs of victory, things not looking so good for the president in negotiations over the fifth most actively traded issue. over the fifth -- fifth call cliff. that seem yesterday to be making progress, demanding that congress raise taxes while threatening to veto a bill that would keep current tax rates in place for 99% of the country, the president further demanding that washington go his way or no way at all, president obama seems to be on his way to perhaps becoming the imperious president. >> i've asked the vice president to lead an effort that includes members of my cabinet and outside organization to come up with ccrete proposals no later than january that i will
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
in congress the tragedy at santee elementary school in loudobbs@foxbusiness.com connecticut provoking calls for solutions and prevention of such budget. >> are we really prepared to say that we are powerless in the face of such carnage? that the politics are too hard. now we prepared to say that such violence visited on our children year after year after year is somehow the price of our freedom? lou: several democratic lawmakers echoing the president's statements within all the hours of that shooting in pushing for a new second amendment of chechen. the senate's number two democrat says congressional hearings on gun control are on the way. senator dianne feinstein telling to get an assault weapon ban bill on the floor next month. senator chuck schumer of new york since in a political opportunity, passing gun-control insulation. >> i think we could be added to pinpoint for two reasons. to pinpoint where we might actually get something done. first, this was not a single incident. second, of course, it involves children. lou: hardly anyone is using to talk about mental illness,
FOX Business
Dec 18, 2012 10:00pm EST
andforth between speaker boehner and president obama has now gone on or 20 days, at least six offers and coteroffers exchanged in public, and at each point when the negotiations appear to be at an impasse, one of them has managed to makeconcessions that moved the process forward nonetheless. watching the frame work of a deal take shape, no matter how vague, undefined the terms, it's been enough to excite investors3 on wall street. enoughoday that te dow jones industrial average poed a second straight triple digit rally and level of trading picking up as well. today, largest total volume in more than a month, more than 7 billion shares of stock traded today, 4 billion on the new york exchange. today's rally and yesterday's, inspired by confidence that a deal is now within reach. tonight, we'll explore the progress that has been made, and with the help of experts and insiders, we'll try to figure out what a deal, if there is to be one, might look like. by the way, just 13 days to the edge of ciff, and then over. arms services and judiciary committee member, congressman randy forbes joins u
FOX Business
Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
school where she worked as a can earn teacher. ryan lanza then opened fire at inside this kindergarten classroom, killing 26 people. schools principal among the victims as well. then ryan lanza turned the gun on himself. today, the loss of innocent young ives will overshadow our lives for days. our hearts and prayers go out to the victims, totheir families, and to their friends and the community of newtown, connecticut. nearly all of the senators and congress have left washington dc. from all over the country, there were outpouring of condolences and sympathy and there were senators and congressmen who sent out statements calling for gun control. in some cases with no political decisions by many to politicize the tragedy. here are some of their names and what they said. congressman bobby rush said lawmakers can no longer be held hostage byhose who are opposed to reasonable gun control laws. congressman eliot engel of new york, the fact that we cannot pass sensible gun control in this congress is a blot on her reputation. and congressmen jerry nadler saying that now is not the time to h
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm EST
rasonable ad whether it haseen reasonly met. threpublican congessional leaders are at best supporting opposing players in the obama ama. we will take all of this up hre tonigh wih leading republicans and presidential ask rent senator rand paul, a former congressman who has been to the fiscal prosodist, the chairman of the house ways and means committee and the average level conservative author ad columnist mark stein. also tonightwe reportn he nato dispatch of patriot misses to turkey. concerns over serious chemical apons egypt's new is dictators whm flees his presidential palace as tens of thousands of protesters turned violent. fox is military analysts joins us now. we begin tonight to eet with the president to make in the opinion of ome republicans bea the germans to of were reasonable and productive negotiations to avoid the clef. he's the president the allowwng hat there is enough time to negogotiate with both tx and in seven o reform while. he says the das avlable before the close should be devoted to raising taxes on the ridge. >> we're not goin to be ablto come up with a compr
FOX Business
Dec 29, 2012 8:00pm EST
lack of security at the benghazi compound, senator jim frisch that the obama administration fell short in more than one respect and had more than enough time talk about when it began. here's a recent senate foreign relation hearing with twos top state officials. >> i look at those people streaming through the front gate in benghazi. that wouldn't have taken that much to stop that attack, if indeed they would have responded to immediately. again, you are looking at film, and i understand it's a lot more sterile than actually ein there on the ground of the time, but when people are coming through the gate armed, it's time to do something about it. nothing was done about it until everne was in. >> the secretary of state admitted that security warnings in the weeks before the attack did in fact reach secretary of state hillary clinton's office. lawmakers are now waiting to hear from clinton herself, who has backed out of testifying after suffering a concussion. we will take up the effort for accountability in behazi tonight. we will be talking to senator jon barrasso, a member of the
FOX Business
Dec 22, 2012 8:00pm EST
defeat. >> we knew the so-called plan b was no plan at al. it could not pass the senate. it turns out, it could not pass the house either. it is too bad speaker boehner wasted a week in his political stunt. lou: if there is no agreement, tas will go up on all american taxpayers and hundreds of billions of dollars in automatic government spending cuts will kick in. potentially plungin the economy back into recession. after the boehner plan fails stock marks around the world acted and reminded the president, congress, and the senate that more failures of leaders and failures to reach compromise in washington will have on pleasant and possibly exceedingly painful consequences wall street today sold off sharply despite more positive news on an economy that is now obviously growing and building momentum. the dow jones industrial fell 121 points. the s&p down 39 and a half, nasdaq lost 29 points. to assess what is now a bright new economic prospects and the consequence of further gathering in irresponsibity in washington, we are joined by economist john lonski, noted fundanager and strategi
FOX Business
Dec 28, 2012 10:00pm EST
folks that pushed us to the brink of the fiscal cliff. a little hard to take him at his neck? that's my "two cents more". that's it for tonight "willis report." thank you for joining us. don't forget to tape the show. if you can't testify. have a great night speak you can even come everybody. a state department report leaves more questions than answers on why the united states failed to act on the diplomatic mission in libya on the 11th of september. the lack of security at the benghazi compound, senator jim frisch that the obama administration fell short in more than one respect and had more than enough time talk about when it began. here's a recent senate foreign relation hearing with twos top state officials. >> i look at those people streaming through the front gate in benghazi. that wouldn't have taken that much to stop that attack, if indeed they would have responded to immediately. again, you are looking at film, and i understand it's a lot more sterile than actually being the on the ground of the time, but when people are coming through the gate armed, it's time to do somethi
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
senate committees. rich, live for us. we'll check in with you at 9:00 p.m. and update you on behind the scene negotiations. we're going to update how asian markets are trading with no deal here in the united states. so until 9:00 p.m. have a great day. you'd you would think that you'd want to havewa assets available within a certain distance of, bt places. but there is no sign anywhere that we would ask any help fromo neighboring countries, anyone else in the vicinity to help us at thattime. have puthese people in this situation ,-com,-com ma they have failed to connect the dots and failed to anticipate what was happening and once th attack began, there was something they could do immediately, but have they responded immediately, might have prented the deatthat occurred seven hours lat. lou: it is interesting to me that those who s this was at the level of assistant secretary for both diplomatic personnel security for diplomatic personnel as well as for embassies and the head of security and that should be it. they have resigned, they were forced to resign as a result of these lapse
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
, this is what that would represent. but if you look at the spending problem you see it does nothing, nothing to solve the spending problem that our country as. lou: that very public demonstration of of flaw in the administration's fiscal logic leading to a public request from president obama. he called the speaker to the white house for a 5:00 p.m. out-of-public-review meeting and both men ffering no public discussion of their very private meeting. luckily coincidence that it took place on this to my getaway day for the house of representatives and the senate. the lower chaer laving washington for a long weekend before the meeting. meanwhile, the white house confirmed today that susan rice won't be the next secretary of state. u.n. ambassador susan rice asking the president to remove her name from consideration to replace outgoing secretary of state content. democratic sources telling o ed henry that rice is likely to be thepresident's choice to become the next national security adviser. we take ll of that up here tonight with fox news digital politics editor from a veteran politica
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 10:00am EST
leader writing a little easier in the midst of what is at best a process. he burst into laughter when treasury secretary presented the president's plan. the president, meanwhile, showing no sign of interest initiation, giving no sign he is ready to make any significant step toward resolving the imsse. president obama cast himself as santa claus in a campaign style rally. his comfort zone, while blasting republicans and reminding them, he will not forget who stood in his late on ta increases. >> of course santa delivers everywhere. i have been keeping my own money and nice list for washington. visiting towns like this. >> president obama got his wish rather than negoating with republicans he was simmering them back on the campaign trail at a factory in pennsylvania that makes angry birds toys. >> it's not acceptable to me, and i don't think it's acceptable to you for and full of republicans in congress told middle-class tax cuts hostage simply because they don't want tax rates on upper income folks to go up. >> within minutes the speaker fired back that the talks are now on life s
FOX Business
Dec 22, 2012 4:00am EST
seven sausage and cheese sets loved ones , at that event, the sinle gift to my you have already hit a homerun. there you go. the discerning data that matters to you courtesy of financial anchor w cares. to review, three shopping days, one shot a a parking spot, zero trips to stores having sales, to guess for everyyne to gift, and seven guess you can eat for everyone you cannot. you follow these numbers, you follow these rules come and you will have a condo line of imitators following you anywhere. ksgiving.r watching us. merry christmas. happy hodays. have a good one. ♪ lou: good evening. this beakers failure to win republican support in the house for his plan the proposal on the fiscal cliff has ebarrassed the speake but the speaker's failure means a solution to the fiscal cliff is, if they're going to be one, now resting squarely upon president obama. arsine to be vacationing president alone cannot propose legislatio that wins majority support in both th house and senate, and the decision to go over the fiscal cliff now depends on his ablity to successfully negotiate nd to forge a
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2012 10:00pm EST
scheduled, and there has been no progress at all and avoiding the fiscal glove. the white house plan is just the opposite, that progress is being made toward a bipartisan agreement. there is no dispute about the fact that we are now 28 days frrm going over the fiscal cliff with no talks taking place between either side and more troubling, no talks scheduled between the president and house speaker. we take all of this up here tonight with former special assistant to president george w. bush, veten democratic politicos strategist and republican pollster. president obama issued a warning to syrian leader declaring there will be consequences if syria uses chemical weapons on its own people. the president's steered clear of defining those consequens. egis political crisis is widening cajon. a general strikeo protest the presence unrestricted new powers. in this country's hospits that deadly new bacteria that is more than just drug-resistant, it is draw prevent spreading. just how high is that this book of? we begin tonight with the fiscal clef which produced more far spent progress rejecting the
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 10:00pm EST
lou dobbs. you're looking at union members and supporters of organized labor who gathered oday at the state capitol in lansing, mich. demonstrating against the passage of this historic workers' rights legislation, legislation that, tonight, is law. you would not know it watching the boisterouunion protests, but unions are left intact by this new law. as is, the right to collective bargaining. the big victory for worker rights today, the elimination of the power of both public and private nions to demand and a worse dues from workers and the end of union power to force workers to pay what have been mandatory dues. michigan becomes the 24th state to enact right to work laws after legislation passed the state house of representaves and was sent on to governor rick snyder for his signature. protesters of this new law number some 10,000 at today's demonstrations. most league made up of uaw union of the workers, machinists, teachers, sometimes angry crowds that seem to be taking cues frm their democratic leaders. one group described by those on the ground as a mob chanting and gohome wh
FOX Business
Dec 20, 2012 7:00pm EST
what your posting on the facebook page. if it does, i'll have to call him dead at work. so silly as i gerriwillis.com, 4% said yes, 96% said no. that is it for "the willis report." don't forget to dvr the show if you cannot catch us live. we will see you back here tomorrow. lou: lou: a vote will be coming to plan sequestration and that vote was passed narrowly, but it did pass. now we're going to have a vote on plan be coming. we will of course be watching that very carefully and bring it to you this evening. >> the president knows i have been able to keep my word and every agreement we have ever made. the fact is his plan is not balanced. and as a result time is running short i will do everything i can to protect americans as much as i can. lou: the company and bill passed moments ago, the bill passing sequestration for one year. moving the defense cuts of a specific rather than arbitrary spending cuts. limiting the amount of money, of course. congressional budget office scoring this bill $218 billion of debts and reductions over the decade beginning january 1. boehner's plan within
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 7:00pm EST
efforts at democracy at least in the opinion of the administration, meanwhile predicting individual freedoms. but how it will all play out is uncertain. loyal to the regime are using scud missiles. the move representing a sharp escalation in the two-year-old conflict at which more than 40,000 people have been killed. he could use chemical weapons against his own people. still, world powers remain deadlocked on how to resolve this crisis. noticed it, europe and arab nations are calling on a side to step down, loo but russia, chind iran continue to back assab. it states may well lose his status as the world's sole superpower by 2030. according to new report from the nationalst intelligence council. the united states to the obama intelligence reports suggestt wo will be first among equals as asia set to surpass north america and europe combined in terms of global power. joining us now to talk about implications for the foreign policy and wha in what is happen the middle east, john negroponte, the first director of national intelligence appointed by george w. bush serving five times as
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
. foreign policy in the middle east in question at this hour. violence spiring outf contro in syria after 20 months of civil unrest and the deas of at least 40,000 murdered civilians at the hands of their own government. united states and nato agreeing to deploy patriot weapons and to thwart an aso-called by assad. the missile systems to be positioned near the syria. his staff denies that and estimates if they were deploy troops, it requires 75,000 of the troops in a full ground invasionn order seize the chemical weapon stockpile. fox news confirming they were not ordered to draft the consideration of such a mission. secretary of state clinton is nonetheless talking very tough calling for assad to step down as the obama administration has done for the past 15 months, b refusing, still, to detail which consequences those would be. >> we will explore with like-minded countries what more we can do to bring the conflict to an end, but that will require the assad regime making the decision to participate in a political transition, ending the violence against its own people, and we hope t
FOX Business
Dec 15, 2012 10:00am EST
said outside there were 15 state police outside. at that moment she said she knew that the children knew this was different. at that time they went to the firehouse, as we were covering yesterday. that is an area where all the children went. mary ann said she was there for the rest of the afternoon. we're going to play some of her story for other viewers in a little bit. as you can tell, the news conference -- we're awaiting that. but we have new information as well this morning. >> jenna there in newtown. we're learning more about the victims and the gunman, 20-year-old adam lanza. police say he shot and killed his mother at their home right there in newtown before driving to the school and unleashing his raeupbl. this is a 2005 photo of the gunman. it is absolutely inexplicable what he has wrought on that tiny community and on the entire nation. we are hoping to learn more from that news conference we have been expecting for the better part of two hours. when that news conference does begin, we'll take you back there live. jenna? >> peter doocy has been live covering the story. we
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 7:00pm EST
everything to do with politics. your reaction? >> that's absolutely absurd. i mean, just look at the economics. a business employment growth, if you look at the right-to-work states, they're up two points plus. if you look at the forced unionism states over the past decade, their employment growth is down three points or more. lou: we've got a graphic of that, and i'd like to put that up to just show everyone the percentage growth in i want to @all non-farm, private sector payrolls or business employment, if you will. there in right-to-work states, as we take a look at that, up 2.4%. enforced union states down 3.4%. that is a significant statement when it comes to right-to-work states in this country. >> it sure is. the real bottom line to it is people are voting with their feet. since 1990s -- since 1990 every time we've reapportioned the united states house of representatives, the right-to-work states have gained eight to nine representatives while the forced unionism states have lost eight to nine. the difference since 1990 has been 25 seats going from the forced unionism stat
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 10:00pm EST
donor. we recommend if at all possible that you don't forget those charities that are there for you all year-round. gerri: up 7.5% for the big charities. that is an amazing number. ken, thanks for coming on. it is gerri: that's it for tonight's willis report. thanks for joining us, i hope you and your families all have a fe and a very, very merry lou: there is the least three doubles and lawsuits, however, challenging obamacare, including the requirement that workplace health plans cover birth control. pennsylvania, the latest to announce it will not have the obamacare insurance exchange, becoming the 22nd state to set up the exchange, leaving it up to t federal government government to implement exchanges. the president's health care law was so unpopular when the president signed it ino law and it remains absolutely that two years later. apparently nancy pelosi was right about the obamacare program, at least when she uttered these now infamous words, calling for passage of e legislation. >> we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it. away from the father of the
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 8:00pm EST
: disability payments from social security administration, taking that a side when one looks at food stamps and medicaid alone, you can add other incentives as well and support programs,but we ae looking at the prospect of having one in the quarter works for every one person on welfare and working the government. we are reaching a dangerous, dangerous to pinpoint this country, and we have nancy pelosi, the minority leader saying that you cannot cut your way to deficit reduction. mind-boggling. >> it is mind-boggling. after the second world war we cut our government spending by 60 p percent. the economy boomed. we cut ourselves all the way into a bigsurplus. israel was in a catastrophic crisis in the mid 80s. it cut its way drastically to a surplus. lou: this country has a long history. >> and new zealand. lou: this country, we can b parochiaallotted for a moment, we can learn from our own experience. it is pretty clear that when we talk about, as this administration has, returning to a clintonnera tax rates, it would be a wonderful boon if we wereo be able to also return to the balanced bud
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